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A comprehensive, weekly recap of the news and events that define ASD’s work and mission.

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take The Kremlin’s operatives are adept at jumping on divisive narratives in the news cycle, with the goal of dividing Americans, noted Director Laura Rosenberger in the Washington Post. The United States should pay greater attention to Russia’ [...]

2019-08-19T14:39:41-04:00August 19, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Online platforms should conduct takedowns in a clear and consistent manner, rather than in response to intermittent public pressure, Fellow for Emerging Technologies Lindsay Gorman told the Washington Post. To close tempting entry points f [...]

2019-08-13T09:04:40-04:00August 13, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Participating in our democracy is one important way to protect it, argued Director Laura Rosenberger in an interview with the Bertelsmann Foundation. Political leaders on both sides of the aisle must come together to secure American electi [...]

2019-08-05T15:02:06-04:00August 5, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take In testimony to Congress last week, former Special Counsel Robert Mueller highlighted the scope of the threat posed by Russian interference, Director Laura Rosenberger emphasized for NPR and in Just Security. On NPR’s All Things Considered [...]

2019-07-29T15:19:45-04:00July 29, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take States need additional federal funding to address election security vulnerabilities, according to a report co-authored by ASD Deputy Director David Salvo and Head of External Affairs Rachael Dean Wilson with the Brennan Center for Justice, [...]

2019-07-22T16:41:28-04:00July 22, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take It is imperative the United States secure forms of advanced technologies that underlie our economy and military, ASD Advisory Council member Michael Chertoff argues in an opinion piece for CNBC. Modern Russia is ideologically amorphous, AS [...]

2019-07-15T16:18:29-04:00July 15, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

News and Commentary Joint Staff report urges whole-of-government response to Russian malign influence: The United States still does not understand the scope of the Russian government’s aggression, including its use of disinformation, political infl [...]

2019-07-08T14:58:15-04:00July 8, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Europe needs a continent-wide buy-in on a new strategic approach to tackling authoritarian interference, ASD argues in a comprehensive report that details European efforts to defend against such threats and identifies specific, actionable [...]

2019-07-01T14:11:02-04:00July 1, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Partisan politics stands in the way of implementing many commonsense measures to address foreign interference in U.S. democratic processes, ASD Deputy Director Dave Salvo argues in an op-ed for the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Disinformation su [...]

2019-06-24T16:02:47-04:00June 24, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take AI-powered systems generate modified content and advance digital forgeries that are harmful to American interests, said ASD Non-Resident Senior Fellow Clint Watts testifying before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. The [...]

2019-06-18T09:19:29-04:00June 18, 2019|By |
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